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Hoyas Need Consistency Against Orange

Hoyas Need Consistency Against Orange

March 10, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

NEW YORK – Georgetown was as different as night and day at times in its two losses to rival Syracuse this year. Cut out the opening three minutes of the first game and the final 12 of the second contest, and the Orange outscored the Hoyas by 54 points. TheRead More

Hoyas Look for Revenge in Second-Round Matchup With USF

March 9, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

As the final buzzer sounded in February at Verizon Center, South Florida sophomore guard Dominique Jones could be seen flexing his muscles towards the crowd, saying, “This is my city.” On Wednesday South Florida (20-11) and No. 22 Georgetown (20-9) will find out which team New York City belongs toRead More

Big Three Lead Hoyas to Big Win Over Cincy

March 6, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

Welcome back, Big Three. For the better part of three weeks, Georgetown’s Big Three of Austin Freeman, Greg Monroe and Chris Wright had struggled to click, rarely running at all cylinders. On a night where Austin Freeman would drop 29, Chris Wright would be quiet with four points. Greg MonroeRead More

Win Secures First Round Bye for Hoyas

March 6, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

After beating a string of illnesses, the Hoyas had no trouble on the basketball court in their regular season finale. Back at full strength, No. 19 Georgetown (20-9, 10-8 Big East) secured a first-round bye in the Big East tournament with a convincing 74-47 win over Cincinnati (16-14, 7-11). JuniorRead More

Feeling Better, Freeman Begins to Cope With Diabetes

Feeling Better, Freeman Begins to Cope With Diabetes

March 4, 2010 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Georgetown’s leading scorer Austin Freeman spoke with the media Thursday afternoon to discuss his diagnosis of diabetes. “To hear that, it was tough at first, but I know that I can deal with something like this,” Freeman said. “It’s something I have to deal with, and I’ll be able toRead More

In Face of Adversity, Freeman Gives Teammates Another Lesson in Composure

In Face of Adversity, Freeman Gives Teammates Another Lesson in Composure

March 4, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

Austin Freeman sat, microphones intruding his personal space, with his coach to his left and cameras and reporters all waiting in anticipation to see what he was going to say. Then a reporter asked the question everyone had on their minds: What did Freeman think when he was told heRead More

GU Enters Win Column With Second-Half Spurt Against Harvard

GU Enters Win Column With Second-Half Spurt Against Harvard

March 4, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

Even without one of the nation’s top defenders, the Hoyas kept Harvard at bay long enough to notch their first win of the season. Georgetown scored nine second-half goals to break open a five-goal fourth-quarter advantage and held off a late Harvard rally for a 13-12 victory Wednesday. Playing withoutRead More

Norfolk State Lead Too Big For GU Comeback

March 4, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

You can’t wear a rally cap every game. Although three out of four Hoya victories have been results of inspired comebacks, Georgetown was unable to replicate its early season formula this time around. Despite some late-inning thunder, the Blue and Gray ultimately did not have enough lightning in their batsRead More

Freeman’s Sickness Revealed to Be Diabetes

March 3, 2010 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Georgetown junior guard Austin Freeman has developed diabetes, an athletic department spokesperson confirmed to THE HOYA Wednesday night. The Washington Post first reported the news late Wednesday that Freeman, Georgetown’s leading scorer, has been diagnosed with diabetes. Freeman was limited in the Hoyas’ 78-64 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday,Read More

After Humbling UConn Loss, GU Finishes Season With Win

March 1, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

On Monday night, with a 71-49 victory against the Seton Hall Pirates (9-20, 1-15 Big East), the Georgetown women’s basketball team (25-5, 13-3 Big East) capped an historic season – quite possibly the best in program history. Featuring a team with 10 sophomores and freshmen, the Hoyas set a schoolRead More